• Police: Vehicle Break-ins Very Preventable

    Police: Vehicle Break-ins Very Preventable

    Remove valuables, lock car doors, Fitzgerald says   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net A rash of vehicle break-ins in Brentwood over two consecutive nights early this month led police to hold a community forum on May 17 at the Brentwood Recreation Center. Speaking to about 35 attendees, Chief of Police Dan Fitzgerald generally described what happened […]

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  • Errors Help Sink Baseball Team at Sectional

    Errors Help Sink Baseball Team at Sectional

    Clearwater wins 12-2, advances to state quarterfinals   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net For a while there, it looked like this might be the year the Brentwood High School baseball team would break through the glass ceiling. After losing district championships to Maplewood-Richmond Heights the past two years, they destroyed the Blue Eagles 12-2 on May […]

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  • BHS Graduates 62 at 88th Commencement

    BHS Graduates 62 at 88th Commencement

    ‘You are the hope for many people you’ve not met yet’   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood High School’s senior class of 2016 received one last round of advice last week before heading out into the world. They heard six brief but heartfelt speeches by school administrators and their own classmates at the school’s 88th […]

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  • 5 Eagles Win 11 Medals at State Meet

    5 Eagles Win 11 Medals at State Meet

    Rivera wins 2 more, opts out of shot put   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net For the past four years, Sophia Rivera has been raising eyebrows with her accomplishments at the Class 2 state track and field meets in Jefferson City. Heading into last weekend, she had won three consecutive state titles in both the shot […]

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  • District Champs: BHS 12, MRH 2

    District Champs: BHS 12, MRH 2

    Eagles to play Clearwater in sectional on Monday   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Yes, baseball games between Brentwood High School and Maplewood-Richmond Heights are usually close and exciting. And yes, the Eagles routed the Blue Devils by an unexciting score of 12-2 in the Class 3 District 4 championship on May 19 at Brentwood Park. […]

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  • Craren, Sasaki Honored for Art Portfolios

    Craren, Sasaki Honored for Art Portfolios

    Aunger, Wojdyla also cited for outstanding work   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood High School seniors Tedi Craren and Yumino Sasaki were named the school’s most outstanding visual art students last week. Their work was exhibited with the creations of more than 100 other students in the school’s annual art exhibit at the school library. […]

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  • Christmas, Halloween, McGrath Field Day

    Christmas, Halloween, McGrath Field Day

    Students enjoy annual May afternoon outdoors   McGrath Elementary School students enjoyed an afternoon playing outdoors at their annual field day on Friday, May 13. All classes from kindergarten through fifth grade streamed to the playground at 12:30 and spent the rest of the school day enjoying a dozen activities organized by the students’ fathers. A teacher and his or […]

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  • Board Votes to Dial Down Litzsinger Lights

    Board Votes to Dial Down Litzsinger Lights

    Residents’ complaints lead to approval of dimmers   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The new streetlights on Litzsinger Road will be dimmed in response to residents’ complaints that they’re too bright. A construction change order to install dimmers was approved by the Brentwood Board of Aldermen at its May 16 meeting at City Hall. The project […]

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  • Slusser to Resign With Move to Ward 1

    Slusser to Resign With Move to Ward 1

    Mayor to recommend Ward 2 replacement   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Halfway through his two-year term as a Brentwood alderman in Ward 2, Keith Slusser is resigning his position because he is moving to Ward 1. He made the announcement publicly at the Board of Aldermen meeting on Monday, May 16, at City Hall. “This […]

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  • 5 Eagles Headed to State in Track and Field

    5 Eagles Headed to State in Track and Field

    Rivera Shooting for 2 More Titles; Jenkins in 4 Events   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net One girl and four boys from Brentwood High School have qualified for the Class 2 state track and field championships May 20-21 in Jefferson City. Senior Sophia Rivera qualified in the shot put and discus throw for the fourth year […]

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